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File:Hintonportrait.jpg|thumb|Charles Howard Hinton '''Charles Howard Hinton''' (1853, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland|UK – 30 April 1907, Washington D.C., USA) was a United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland|British mathematics|mathematician and writer of science fiction works titled ''Scientific Romances''. He was interested in n-dimensional space|higher dimensions, particularly the Four-dimensional space|fourth dimension. He is known for coining the word "tesseract" and for his work on methods of visualising the geometry of higher dimensions.
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